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Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila

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Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila is an iconic 5-star luxury resort nestled in an expansive tropical setting. Renowned for its magnificent contrast of captivating sunsets and the sparkling waters of Manila Bay, the hotel attracts international and local travelers alike with its signature Filipino brand of hospitality and the French joie de vivre reflected in its service rituals; from entertainment, food and wine offerings. Nestled adjacent to the historic Cultural Center of the Philippines, Sofitel Philippine Plaza boasts of a location within the city beat and the refreshing tranquillity of the bay. It stands 15 minutes away from the international and domestic airports and approximately 30 minutes away from Makati City, the central business and commercial district of thriving shopping, dining and entertainment venues. Spiral is the hotel's most interactive restaurant in the Asia Pacific Region, featuring 21 ateliers of the world's best cuisine in one magnificent destination. Other than Spiral, Sofitel Philippine Plaza also has other restaurants and bars including Le Bar, a bistro, patisserie and library in one destination, La Veranda, a Parisian-style bar with an indoor lounge that stretches to an outdoor terrace, Snaps Sports Bar, a sleek and modern bar for sports enthusiasts, and the Sunset Bar, the idyllic blend of a picturesque outdoor dining venue. The first of its kind in Asia, the Vietura Aesthetic Lifestyle features anti-aging, detox and weight management along with a comprehensive services menu of holistic, personalized beauty and wellness programs. It combines non-invasive aesthetic procedures, integrative medicine and lifestyle coaching tailored to fit the individual's needs.
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We stayed overnight at this hotel. We were given an option to upgrade our room with breakfast buffet and exclusive use of Club Millesime included. The room was decorated with dark wood furnitures and a big flat tv. Free wifi available.
Outside view of Manila Bay is spectacular.
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Response from Sofitel-Philippines, Manager at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila
Responded 2 days ago
Dear Alexa_39, Bonjour Mabuhay! Thank you very much for taking the time to share your feedback on your recent visit with us. We are glad to receive your comments and it is always nice to know that our guests appreciate the services we provide to them. Thank you for pointing out the different areas of the hotel, particularly the outdoor areas with lush green landscape which truly gives a resort-like vibe. Our exclusive club offers a lot of services like, in-room check-in, afternoon snacks, tea and cocktail hours, and a lot more. These services are provided exclusively to Club guests. I am sure that the travellers of TripAdvisor will find your feedback very useful and we thank you very much for providing it. Your kind words will be shared with the rest of the ambassadors to assure them of the excellent job that they are providing to our guests. Your feedback and suggestions helps us understand guest preferences and enables us to improve for further guest satisfaction. We look forward to welcome you back as we would love to have you as one of our regular guests. Kind regards, Michelle Olea Dir. of Guest Experience
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Sofitel Manila was our final destination for our trip in Phillipines. We decided to treat ourself to a luxury room with club access. We booked 2 rooms with Sofitel. One for me and my partner, and one for my friend (last minute booking).

As we arrived we were taken to club loung
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Response from Sofitel-Philippines, Manager at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila
Responded yesterday
Dear inlovejuly, Bonjour Mabuhay! Thank you very much for taking the time to send us your detailed review regarding your recent visit here at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila. We are humbled that you are impressed with very beautiful structure of our hotel, along with its spacious location. Guests’ satisfaction is always our main priority, so we do make sure to provide an outstanding service they truly deserve. It is with regret to hear that you have encountered this unfortunate experience during your check-in. Your comments regarding this matter are carefully noted and will put into consideration for the convenience of our future guests. Moreover, it is flattering for us that you were able to have a luxurious dining experience in our Spiral Restaurant Buffet, serving vast choices of gourmet dishes skillfully prepared by our chefs and that you are pleased with the service provided by our ambassadors. We sincerely hope that this incident would not deter you from choosing to stay at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila and we are hoping to have another opportunity of welcoming you again. Kind Regards, Michelle Olea Dir. of Guest Experience
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I do not write many hotel reviews. I'm just not that into them (I've probably said this in another review). I usually stay at a basic holiday inn express (which i love. they are are always nice and not expensive). However I knew we were going to be flying from Chicago to Manila a
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Response from Sofitel-Philippines, Manager at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila
Responded yesterday
Dear MikeS_From_Chicago, Bonjour Mabuhay! Thank you so much for sharing with us your detailed and personal experience during your stay here in Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila. We are happy to know that you find the hotel great with all of its amenities, especially the service. Sofitel Manila's lush green landscape in the outdoor area surely give guests a resort-vibe and truly relaxes their mind. Moreover, the Spiral breakfast buffet is well recognized for its outstanding dining experience never seen before in Asia Pacific region along with vast choices of international dishes. We are looking forward to welcome you back the next time you visit Manila, Philippines. Sincerely, Michelle Olea Dir. of Guest Experience
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i had a great time spending my staycation on this hotel would recommend it to family and friends. The spiral buffet was superb close to shopping area and has a luxurious amenity in the room. Staffs are friendly and attentive to the needs of the guests
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Response from Sofitel-Philippines, Manager at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila
Responded 2 days ago
Dear D1171FWcarlop, Bonjour Mabuhay! hank you for taking the time in sharing with us your review regarding your stay with us. It is wonderful to know that you appreciated the attentive service rendered by our team. Rest assured that your compliments will be shared with the rest of the team. We look forward to having you back. Sincerely, Michelle Olea Dir. of Guest Experience
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we arrive in manila 6am, As gold member we check in by 8 am at lounge are, but we cannot access the lounge are till 10:30am. We wait more than 1 hour at the sofa before entering the room. We enter on our room by 9am but not allowed at the lounge area. we make an access on the lo
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Response from Sofitel-Philippines, Manager at Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila
Responded 1 week ago
Bonjour rudynm2016, Thank you for your feedback. Are you pertaining to our Club Lounge or Le Club Lounge? I apologize for the delay and it is the first time I have heard of such issue. Can you enlighten us a bit? Please do email me at michelle.serania@accor.com so we can remedy any issue there might be. Sincerely, Michelle Olea Director of Guest Experience
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Can I bring 1-2 guest with me and stay in my room for short period of time? They just want to leave there things upstairs so we can go outside of the hotel
Can I bring 1-2 guest with me and stay in my room for short period of time? They just want to leave there things upstairs so we can go outside of the hotel
not too sure about that
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How far is hotel from the international airport?
We were there a year ago and it was a nightmare drive from the airport. This year the new freeway is finished and it is a very pleasant, short trip in comparison.
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How far is hotel from the international airport?
I took a taxi from terminal 1 and he took the Skyway to the hotel. Less than 15 minutes and including the 35 pesos for the skyway I paid less than 200 pesos
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Hello is the water in the swimming pool still cold?
Not really. I suggest you go to non-shaded area upon dipping
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"Sit by the bartender's workspace instead of the couches to have better interaction with the staff"
"3rd floor and up with a view of the pools and the bay"
"Ask fo a bay view room"
"Pick a room at the back portion of the hotel, since the view from the room will be gorgeous specially the sunset over Manila Bay."
"Family friendly. Renovated room"
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PRICE RANGE
US$153 - US$330 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
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LOCATION
PhilippinesLuzonMetro ManilaManila
NUMBER OF ROOMS
609
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